Kismet Rag – Scott Joplin (Piano Solo)

Sheet Music Kismet Rag - Scott Joplin (Piano Solo)

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Kismet Rag is a jazzy ragtime tune by Scott Joplin and Scott Hayden. Written in the key of C major and A minor, the piece is composed of 89 measures and features a driving rhythm, with syncopated rhythms and inventive syncopated melodies. Its playful and optimistic atmosphere is punctuated with lively breakdowns that bring out the best in the genre. Throughout, the changing dynamics, tempo and intricate piano parts keep the listener engaged and the spirit of ragtime alive.